Born in Brainerd, Minnesota, Brock Larson is a retired professional mixed martial artist from America. He was known to have competed in the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions. His total fighting record in MMA is 52 fights, with 42 wins and ten losses.
At a young age, Larson has been competing in wrestling until high school. When he was attending Itasca Community College, a friend of Larson introduced him to Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Since then, he began competing in a submission tournament at Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. While joining in local competitions, Brock earns an invite from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was able to train with Sean Shark, former UFC Lightweight Champion.
Brock Larson made his professional MMA debut in 2002. Before signing up with UFC, he had an impressive record of 15-0. In 2005, Larson officially made his UFC debut in a middleweight event against Jon Fitch. Although he lost the fight via unanimous decision, Larson was able to bounce back by winning his next six consecutive fights.
After Larson’s stint with UFC, he transitioned to World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). He made his promotional WEC debut in 2007 with a fight against Erik Apple. Larson won the fight by kimura submission in the first round.
Another highlight of Larson’s WEC career was his fight against Kevin Knabjian. He won the game via technical knockout in just 27 seconds of the first round. Because of the impressive winning streak of Larson, he was offered to fight against Carlos Condit for the WEC Welterweight Championship.
Before Larson’s retirement, he had faced off with Travis Coyle in 2016. He was able to defeat Coyle in a technical knockout in the first round.